In the dead of winter, with cold winds howling, its time for a blast of warm weather, even if only the type brought on by a photograph.
So we pulled out this one, a grand old barn in a field of grasses near Fox River Grove, Ill., that we captured on the afore-mentioned warm summer's day. With bouncey white clouds against a blue sky to boot.
This particular composition, with the taller grasses lined up perfectly infront of the red barn and a silo peeking out from behind the roof, appealled to me because of the graphic feel that straight line presents.
We added a slight vingnette and darkened the sky slightly to bring the eye towards the middle of the image, where the red barn sits next to a country road, inhabited by a loan truck.
I hope you like it.
This images and others are available on the American Barns gallery on my website, ernest j schweit photography.
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